Adult Education Center

We offer GED and academic classes to the public (18 and over). Additional life skills classes are specifically designed for our residential clients.

General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation and Academic Classes Open to all
For anyone in the community who has not completed high school, these classes open doors to employment and build self-esteem. Tutoring available as needed. 

Vocational and Life Skills For residential program clients
These classes prepare men and women in our long-term recovery program for today’s workplace and independent living: 


  • Computer Basics
  • Beginning Typing
  • Jobs for Life
  • Ready to Rent and Money Management

Life Skills

  • Communication
  • Relationships
  • Emotion management
  • Decision-making
  • Self-understanding
  • Self-discipline
  • Goal-setting
  • Overcoming obstacles
  • Keeping commitments
  • Conflict resolution 

Whenever appropriate, we apply Christian principles for godly living that have proven essential to our clients’ long-term recovery from the emotional and spiritual damage done by homelessness. 

For more information about RRM’s Adult Education Center, contact Keith Patterson, Director of Programs at  or 919.828.9014, ext. 108.

Volunteer tutors and Jobs for Life mentors help students ensure they reach their academic and job search goals. For more information about tutoring and mentoring, please email

“I was unemployed for two years. I took the Computer Skills course and I was hired just like that. It’s a great job. I could not believe that these classes would make me this happy.” – Jolene